About the Event:
This Special Dean’s Distinguished Lecture will host a film screening and panel discussion of “Picture a Scientist”. It is a feature length documentary chronicling the researchers who reveal their own experiences with gender and race discrimination with the goal of enhancing awareness of gender bias and revolutionizing the culture of science. The film challenges audiences of all backgrounds and genders to question their own implicit biases and consider how to change them.
UCI BioSci panelists who will lead the discussion after the film:
4:00 PM – Welcome; screening of the film Picture a Scientist
5:40 PM – Panel discussion with audience participation
6:15 PM – One hour Reception in lobby. Light appetizers and refreshments will be served.